Little River : South carolina


What It Is Like to Retire in Little River

Little River is a small town north of less than 9,000 people near North Myrtle Beach, SC.  Since it is part of that area for a full description of the area see Myrtle Beach and Conway.

Where to Retire in Little River and Home Prices

There are active adult and 55+ communities in the area. The median home value was $238,176 in late 2021, according to Zillow.

What Is Special about Little River

It is near Myrtle Beach and its attractions, including the Ocean.

What Is Not Special about Little River

It is a small town that might not appeal to people from the northeast.

Who Will Like Retirement in Little River

People looking for a small town in northern SC near Myrtle Beach might like it in Little River.

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Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 47 degrees, with July's average 81 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The town is host to an annual Blue Crab Festival each May. There are two casino boats docked at Little River, the only ones in the state. Myrtle Beach has plenty of cultural attractions.


Crime rate is lower than the national average.


Medical Facilities

Seacoast Medical Center and Little River Medical center are both located here.


Myrtle Beach International airport is about 30 miles south.

Valuable Links

Little River Chamber of Commerce

What people are saying about Little River

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